Required gcc version for KDE ? (is gcc 4.1 out ?)
neundorf at kde.org
Thu Nov 11 21:22:51 GMT 2010
which version of gcc is required for building KDE ?
It seems gcc 4.1 doesn't work, at least currently, see the mail below.
Qt seems to require gcc 4.2
If so, should we add a check whether gcc is at least 4.2 and fail otherwise ?
On Wednesday 10 November 2010, Raphael Kubo da Costa wrote:
> On Wednesday 03 November 2010 10:07:44 Raphael Kubo da Costa wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > So Alex from DragonFly BSD has been trying to contribute to the
> > nightly builds, but kdelibs is failing to compile for him -- see
> > https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=255922
> > Apparently, the proxymodeltestsuite only compiles on gcc 4.2+, but the
> > default compiler on DragonFly is still gcc 4.1 (IIRC, Qt only supports
> > gcc 4.2+ officially).
> > I was wondering what approach should be taken here -- we can just
> > ignore gcc 4.1, we can compile those tests only if gcc > 4.1 or we can
> > hope those tests can be "fixed" to compile on a probably buggy gcc
> > version.
> > If we go with the second option, it is possible to add some check for
> > gcc and its version in the CMakeLists.txt that compiles that test
> > suite. OTOH, FindKDE4Internal.cmake already checks for the GCC
> > version, so I was wondering if it makes sense to export the values it
> > finds. What do you think?
> > Cheers,
> > rakuco
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